Table 2

Univariate and multivariate logistic regression between relational continuity of care and cardiovascular outcomes.

NoYes, but do not know the nameYes, and know the nameUnivariateMultivariate
Yes, but do not know the name/NoYes, and know the name/NoYes, but do not know the nameYes, and know the name
n (%)*n (%)*n (%)*OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)
Patients with knowledge of their diagnosis of DM-2
No79 (89.8)2 (2.3)7 (8.0)RefRefRef†Ref†
 Yes245 (75.6)13 (4.0)66 (20.4)2.10 (0.46 to 9.49)3.04 (1.34 to 6.90)1.68 (0.34 to 8.40)2.83 (1.21 to 6.63)
Patients under treatment for DM-2
 No158 (85.9)5 (2.7)21 (11.4)RefRefRef‡Ref‡
 Yes170 (72.6)10 (4.3)54 (23.1)1.86 (0.62 to 5.56)2.39 (1.40 to 4.14)1.71 (0.53 to 5.44)2.04 (1.15 to 3.63)
Patients with diagnosis of diabetes and HbA1c<7%
 No164 (76.6)7 (3.3)43 (20.1)RefRefRef§Ref§
 Yes108 (80.6)6 (4.5)20 (14.9)1.30 (0.43 to 3.98)0.71 (0.39 to 1.27)1.48 (0.43 to 5.13)0.67 (0.36 to 1.23)
Diabetic patients with last FE<1 year ago
 No208 (86.7)6 (2.5)26 (10.8)RefRefRef¶Ref¶
 Yes120 (67.4)9 (5.1)49 (27.5)2.60 (0.90 to 7.48)3.27 (1.93 to 5.53)2.38 (0.81 to 7.00)3.17 (1.84 to 5.45)
Diabetic patients with last OE <2 years ago
 No197 (83.8)6 (2.6)32 (13.6)RefRefRef**Ref**
 Yes129 (71.3)9 (5.0)43 (23.8)3.30 (1.03 to 10.60)3.43 (1.87 to 6.30)3.67 (1.03 to 13.04)3.20 (1.66 to 6.18)
Patients with knowledge of their diagnosis of hypertension
 No300 (83.1)8 (2.2)53 (14.7)RefRefRef††Ref††
 Yes694 (77.9)30 (3.4)167 (18.7)1.62 (0.75 to 3.58)1.36 (0.97 to 1.91)1.43 (0.60 to 3.42)1.15 (0.80 to 1.67)
Patients report receiving treatment for hypertension
 No568 (82.7)14 (2.0)105 (15.3)RefRefRef‡‡Ref‡‡
 Yes426 (75.4)24 (4.2)115 (20.4)2.29 (1.17 to 4.47)1.46 (1.09 to 1.96)2.19 (1.10 to 4.40)1.25 (0.91 to 1.71)
Patients with diagnosis of hypertension and BP <140/90
 No819 (79.4)29 (2.8)184 (17.8)RefRefRef§§Ref§§
 Yes175 (79.5)9 (4.1)36 (16.4)1.45 (0.68 to 3.12)0.92 (0.62 to 1.36)1.83 (0.80 to 4.16)0.65 (0.42 to 1.02)
  • *Row per cent.

  • †Adjusted for age, sex, marital status, physical activity and smoking status.

  • ‡Adjusted for age, sex, marital status, educational level and smoking status.

  • §Adjusted for age, sex, smoking status and BMI.

  • ¶Adjusted for age, sex, marital status and occupation.

  • **Adjusted for age, sex, occupation and BMI.

  • ††Adjusted for age, sex, marital status, educational level, BMI, smoking status and occupation.

  • ‡‡Adjusted for age, sex, marital status, educational level, occupation and smoking status.

  • §§Adjusted for age, sex, marital status, educational level, BMI and physical activity.

  • BMI, body mass index; BP, blood pressure; DM-2, diabetes mellitus type 2; FE, foot examination; HbA1c, glycosylate haemoglobin; OE, ophthalmological examination; Ref, reference.